From the start, Ironstone china came to market with the intention of reliably serving the needs of users for a long period of time. Then in 1880, the 'Tea Leaf' motif brought style to service.
One of the most spectacular aspects of collecting antiques and vintage items is the story each item bears. Paul Kennedy discusses this in his latest column.
In the midst of wartime conflicts and during recovery from the wounds of war, military servicemen of the 18th and 19th centuries skillfully transformed worn-out military uniforms and blankets into quilts. An exhibition of such quilts opens Sept. 6 in New York.
In the latest Ask the Experts column, Dr. Anthony J. Cavo offers an insightful lesson in reading hallmarks to identify and assess silver heirlooms.
Understanding your audience is a key to being successful in any business, but especially in the retail sector. The challenges to connect with new generations of consumers can be overcome, states entrepreneur Bob Ellis.
Using social media to market your business isn't about focusing on you. That may seem odd, but it's really about posting relatable information that hits home with people, advises Wayne Jordan, in his latest Behind the Gavel column.
ROCHESTER, Minn. — The Gold Rush tradition now in its 45th year continues Aug. 18-20 as exhibitors and collectors converge on Rochester, Minnesota for the Minnesota Gold Rush event. The Olmsted County Fairgrounds in Rochester, Minnesota is the location of the show and is located on Hwy 63 South and 16th...
WHEATON, Ill. — Wheaton, Illinois’ Du Page County Fairgrounds will find itself home to entertainment personalities galore, various treasures, and more during the 41st annual Zurko’s All-Night Flea Market on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, from 3 p.m. to 3 a.m. Familiar Faces Appearing at All-Night Flea This year’s array of celebrities includes Wesley...
The Sixth Annual Foundation for Appraisal Education Seminar, scheduled for Sept. 22-23, will feature a speaker panel of 14 experts.